Friday, September 21, 2018

Tag "PDP"

    Ex-Kano gov Shekarau dumps PDP after four years, heading back to APC

Ex-Kano gov Shekarau dumps PDP after four years, heading back to APC

Ibrahim Shekarau, former governor of Kano, has left the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).Shekarau joined PDP in 2014, citing "a lack of transparency and accountability" in the All Progressive Congress (APC).Sule Ya’u Sule, spokesman of the former governor, on Tuesday said discussions have almost being concluded ahead of his return to the ruling party.Shekarau's spokesman made the disclosure while speaking on [...]

0 comment Read Full Article
    2019: David Mark ‘most likely’ to run for president

2019: David Mark ‘most likely’ to run for president

Former Senate President David Mark is “most likely” to run for president in 2019, his spokesman has said.If interested in the position, Mark would run under the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).Paul Mumeh, his media aide, told TheCable on Monday that the former number three citizen is likely joining the race soon.He currently represents Benue south in the [...]

0 comment Read Full Article
    David Mark hands over Benue PDP to Ortom 

David Mark hands over Benue PDP to Ortom 

Former Senate President David Mark has handed over the structures of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Benue to Samuel Ortom, governor of the state. Mark handed over the Benue PDP to Ortom on Monday during a stakeholders' meeting in Makurdi, the state capital.Ortom defected to the PDP from the All Progressives Congress (APC) last month, accusing the federal government of [...]

0 comment Read Full Article
    Secondus: Corrupt persons plotting to install Buhari in 2019

Secondus: Corrupt persons plotting to install Buhari in 2019

Uche Secondus, national chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has alleged that corrupt persons are mobilising and ganging up to install President Muhammadu Buhari in 2019.Speaking while inaugurating the party's campaign council for the September 22 governorship election in Osun state, Secondus said the APC has made itself a safe heaven for corrupt persons.He said such persons are not [...]

0 comment Read Full Article
    I intend to run Kwara like a business, says PDP governorship aspirant

I intend to run Kwara like a business, says PDP governorship aspirant

Femi Sanni, a governorship aspirant on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), says he intends to run Kwara state like a business if elected into office.Sanni said this at the weekend while speaking with journalists in Abuja.The aspirant said he intends to govern the state by strict example."I intend to run a business like government where efficiency, probity, [...]

0 comment Read Full Article
    Ekweremadu: I donated N5m to APC after Ngige asked for help in 2014

Ekweremadu: I donated N5m to APC after Ngige asked for help in 2014

Ike Ekweremadu, deputy senate president, says he gave the All Progressives Congress (APC) N5 million to help it gain grounds in 2014.Addressing his constituents in Enugu on Sunday, Ekweremadu said he extended the gesture because Chris Ngige, minister of labour and productivity, asked him for the “help”.Various political parties came together to form the APC merger in the bid to [...]

0 comment Read Full Article
    APC: PDP has conceded defeat before 2019 polls

APC: PDP has conceded defeat before 2019 polls

The All Progressives Congress (APC) says the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has already conceded defeat before 2019.The ruling party said this in response to PDP's comment on its adoption of direct primary in picking candidates for elective positions in the next general election.The PDP had accused the APC of plotting to use direct primary to rig in President Muhammadu Buhari [...]

0 comment Read Full Article
    EXTRA: PDP presidential aspirant begs Nigerians to donate N200 each for his nomination form

EXTRA: PDP presidential aspirant begs Nigerians to donate N200 each for his nomination form

Hamidu Tafida, a presidential aspirant on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), on Saturday appealed to Nigerians to purchase nomination form for him.Tafida made the appeal in Jalingo, Taraba, while declaring his intention to contest the 2019 presidential election.He said the situation in the country required sacrifice by all citizens in order to get things right and overhaul [...]

1 comment Read Full Article
    PDP calls Buhari ‘insensitive leader’ over comment on illegal migrants

PDP calls Buhari ‘insensitive leader’ over comment on illegal migrants

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has criticised President Muhammadu Buhari’s comment on illegal migrants. While playing host to German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Friday, Buhari said migrants who take the risk of going through the Sahara and the Mediterranean Sea are on their own.“We have made it very clear that we do not support anything illegal and anybody who feels this [...]

0 comment Read Full Article
    ‘I’m the most investigated ex-gov’ — Uduaghan says fear of EFCC not behind defection

‘I’m the most investigated ex-gov’ — Uduaghan says fear of EFCC not behind defection

Emmanuel Uduaghan, former governor of Delta, says he did not defect to the All Progressives Congress (APC) to be shielded from investigation.Uduaghan confirmed his exit from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) after attending a meeting of the APC national caucus in Abuja on Tuesday.He later said in a statement that he joined the ruling party to attract development and bring a [...]

0 comment Read Full Article
    Oshiomhole: Saraki’s ambition was destroying APC… thank God he has moved on

Oshiomhole: Saraki’s ambition was destroying APC… thank God he has moved on

Adams Oshiomhole, national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), says the presidential ambition of Senate President Bukola Saraki was destroying the ruling party.Oshiomhole said Saraki's recent declaration to contest the presidential election has vindicated him on his comments in the wake of his defection to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).The former Edo state governor said Saraki is among unprincipled [...]

0 comment Read Full Article
    Atiku weeps as he collects PDP presidential nomination form

Atiku weeps as he collects PDP presidential nomination form

Supporters of former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar purchased expression of interest and nomination forms of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for him in Abuja on Friday.The nation's former number two citizen could not fight back tears as he collected the forms from Adekemi Adesanya, a member of the Atiku Support Groups (ASG).Abubakar said the act was significant because young people pooled [...]

0 comment Read Full Article
    Saraki picks PDP presidential nomination form by proxy

Saraki picks PDP presidential nomination form by proxy

Senate President Bukola Saraki has purchased the presidential nomination form of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).The form was obtained on his behalf by Mohammed Wakil, director-general of the Saraki Presidential Campaign Organisation.Olu Onemola, special assistant on new media to the senate president, disclosed this in a tweet on Friday."This afternoon, the Director-General of the Saraki Presidential Campaign Organization, Hon. Mohammed [...]

0 comment Read Full Article
    Kaduna people are ready to effect change, says PDP guber aspirant

Kaduna people are ready to effect change, says PDP guber aspirant

Shuaibu Mikati, a Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governorship aspirant in Kaduna state, says residents will witness an era of decency in governance if he is given the chance to rule the state.In an interview, he said there was a bandwagon effect in 2015 election when the sympathy of the electorate to President Muhammadu Buhari helped some candidates win elections but the [...]

1 comment Read Full Article
    Atiku: Whether I win or lose the presidential ticket, I’ll work for success of PDP

Atiku: Whether I win or lose the presidential ticket, I’ll work for success of PDP

Former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar says he will work for the success of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) even if he does not win the presidential ticket.Speaking with members of the  party in Minna, Niger state, on Thursday, Abubakar said all the presidential aspirants met with the national working committee of the party on Wednesday and agreed to support whoever emerges as [...]

0 comment Read Full Article
    Sule Lamido: I have no godfather… I was in PDP before Obasanjo was president

Sule Lamido: I have no godfather… I was in PDP before Obasanjo was president

Sule Lamido, a presidential aspirant on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), says he is not being backed by former President Olusegun Obasanjo.He said he does not have any godfather in politics.Lamido said this in an interview with journalists during a solidarity visit to retired general Jeremiah Useni in Jos on Wednesday.NAN reports that Lamido had earlier paid [...]

0 comment Read Full Article
Advertisement

 

Advertisement

Advertisement

Exchange Rates

September 20, 2018USDGBPEUR
INTERBANK360.45480.18420.32
LAGOS360485425
KANO361483423
PH362482423
ABUJA362481423
NOTE: The black market rates represent the most prevalent. They could be slightly higher or lower among different sellers.
Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement